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Review – Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler


Marlowe’s about to give up on a completely routine case when he finds himself in the wrong place at the right time to get caught up in a murder that leads to a ring of jewel thieves, another murder, a fortune-teller, a couple more murders, and more corruption than your average graveyard. 676 altre parole

Book Review

Farewell, My Lovely

I thought, upon greeting the new year, that I would have plenty of time to catch up with my blog; I saw rivers of posts flow from my fingers, and swirl across the blogosphere. 537 altre parole


Floor 22: Chapter Six

Catch up on the rest of the story here: Chapter OneChapter TwoChapter ThreeChapter Four and Chapter Five


“Can I help you?” I questioned, unsure as to what his response would be. 315 altre parole


Film Review - The Falcon Takes Over

The Falcon Takes Over


Director: Irving Reis

One of the earliest screen adaptions of Raymond Chandler’s works, 1942’s The Falcon Takes Over is an interesting take on Chandler’s 1940 novel… 1.021 altre parole


Film Review - The Brasher Doubloon

The Brasher Doubloon


Director: John Brahm

Rule number one of being a detective – always cash the retainer check before the client has a chance to change their mind.” 909 altre parole


Am I Living it Right?*

An interesting post by author and fellow blogger D.S. Nelson has got me thinking about the way stories are used to teach lessons. In oral history cultures, stories are used to teach values, what it means to behave appropriately, and so on. 1.058 altre parole

Agatha Christie

No rest for the wicked

The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

Los Angeles PI Philip Marlowe is working for the Sternwood family. Old man Sternwood, crippled and wheelchair-bound, is being given the squeeze by a blackmailer and he wants Marlowe to make the problem go away.

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